Practical Nursing

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Career Cluster:

Health Science

Testing Requirements:

Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Read:11 Math:11 Lang:11, TEAS V (Test of Essential Academic Scores - Version 5) Minimum 55% AITS

Enrollment Open To:

Adult Students Only

Program Start Dates:

January 25th, 2016 Evening (Application deadline October 30, 2015) July 2016 Day (Application Deadline May 1, 2016)


St. Augustine Campus

Program Day/Evening:

Daytime program - Monday through Thursday earliest 6:00am - latest 4:30pm Evening/Weekends every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 6-10pm and every other Saturday and Sunday 6:30am-5pm Both day and evening programs require a preceptor rotation these hours will vary

What You'll Learn:

  • Care for medical-surgical, oncology patients
  • Communication skills
  • Geriatric care
  • HIV/AIDS education
  • Human growth & development
  • Legal & ethics responsibilities

*FL Board of Nursing Approved

  • Mental health concepts
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmacology & administration of medications
  • Rehabilitation basics
  • Unpaid clinical experience
  • Unpaid preceptor rotation

Program Hours:


Daytime Enrollment = 13 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Evening Enrollment = 18 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$8,522 (Based on Florida Residency Requirements)


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A HSC0003 Basic Healthcare Worker 90
B HCP0121 Nurse Aide and Orderly 75
PRN0091 Practical Nurse (1 of 3) 285
PRN0092 Practical Nurse (2 of 3) 450
 C PRN0096 Practical Nursing (3 of 3) 450

Employment Opportunities:

  • Doctor offices
  • Home health
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Health Department
  • Nursing Homes
  • Walk-in clinics

Industry Certifications:


Starting Salaries:

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida


LPN Application: LPN Application SY 2015-2016

Program costs & book list: Practical-Nursing

TEAS Prep:

AHA Health Care Provider BLS CPR Courses are offered at our Public Safety Campus for dates click HERE. You may register at the PSC and/or the registration department.

Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name: Debbie Warren

Phone:  904-547-3471


For gainful employment information please select: LPN

Name: Nancy Plumlee –

Name: Deonna Mullins –

Name: Lynn Spain –